Brazil News BRASILIA – An armed man robbed a sex shop in the capital on Wednesday evening, taking only an 18-carat gold-plated vibrator. The robber forced the clerk to take the item, called Nea and sold by special order only, … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: May 2012
Brazil News BRASILIA – Activists in the nation’s capital occupied the Esplanade of Ministries on Friday afternoon, agitating for legalization of marijuana in Brazil, reported online media. The protest began promptly at 4:20 pm, the time associated the world over … Continue reading
Brazil News RIO DE JANEIRO – The Syrian regime arrests Brazilian journalist, later released, who remains under police surveillance, according to information confirmed by the Foreign Ministry on Friday, reported Folha de São Paulo.
Brazil News PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil – A gang of armed men assaulted a Brazilian poker club in Porto Alegre on Thursday night, taking hostages and robbing employees and patrons, reported online news media. Located in the posh Moinhos de Vento … Continue reading
Brazil News FLORIANOPOLIS, Brazil – Brazilian Customs interdicted 20 tons of Spanish hospital waste arriving at the Port of Itajai, Santa Catarina state in Southern Brazil, reported online media on Thursday.
Brazil News SAO PAULO – A 1,036-lb giant bluefin tuna, caught off Brazil’s Northeast Coast near Recife, caused pandemonium at São Paulo’s central market Tuesday afternoon. As news of the catch spread around the metropolis, owners and chefs from Japanese … Continue reading
Brazil News RIO DE JANEIRO – Brazil Leads Latin America in E-commerce, according to a new study published online on Wednesday. Brazilian e-commerce grew 43% between 2010 and 2011, reaching $25 billion dollars – more than half (59.1%) of all … Continue reading
Brazil News RIO DE JANEIRO – Police arrested a 70-year-old woman on Tuesday, accusing her of masterminding the murder of her own son. They say that she paid R$20 thousand reals (about $10 thousand dollars) to have her son killed, … Continue reading
Brazil News BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil – Last Friday, the crew of a Trip Airlines flight about to leave the gate booted a passenger for making sexist comments about the female pilot. The flight was about to leave Confins Airport in … Continue reading
Brazil News SAO PAULO – Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen and her American husband Tom Brady are reportedly expecting their second child, according to unconfirmed reports in Brazilian media.
Brazil News CURITIBA, Brazil – On Wednesday, police in southern Brazil rescued a puppy suffering alcohol poisoning, caused by two men who fled when they saw officers approaching. The Rottweiler puppy became a celebrity in Brazil after his story circulated … Continue reading
Brazil News SAO PAULO – Thousands of protesters marched through São Paulo streets on Saturday, agitating for relaxation of Brazil’s harsh marijuana laws. The ‘Marijuana March’ kicked off at 4:20 pm and lasted for about two hours, reported online media.
Brazil News BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil – A rare earthquake occurred on Saturday morning in the town of Montes Claros, in Minas Gerais state. The strong temblor frightened residents and caused cracks in at least one building, reported online media.
Brazil News RIO DE JANEIRO – Brazilian TV personality Xuxa said that Michael Jackson wanted to marry and have children with her. The revelation came during an interview with Rede Globo, which will air on Sunday, reported online media.
Brazil News SAO PAULO, Brazil – Federal Police arrested three foreigners last night trying to smuggle cocaine out of the country. Agents at the Cumbica International Airport in Guarulhos, São Paulo caught a Romanian dancer, a Nigerian salesman and a … Continue reading